Senior Group Partner
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Marcus, one of the founding partners of Lexstone Lawyers Group and a director of Lexstone Limited, specialises in banking and finance, the establishment and maintenance of investment funds, corporate and commercial, acquisitions and mergers, trusts and foundations. He regularly advises trust companies, fund administrators, tax boutiques and private clients.

Marcus is a Jersey Advocate with approximately twenty five years’ legal experience.  He is also a member of the Law Society of Jersey and is an Honorary Fellow of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars of the Centre for International Legal Studies, Austria.

Marcus originally qualified as a Jersey Advocate at Crills Advocates (now Walkers), having previously worked at Ogier. He left Crills Advocates after being approached by Ozannes to set up its Jersey legal practice in June 2006.  Ozannes grew from one principal to four partners and over twenty employees before the subsequent merger with Mourant in June 2010.  From June 2010 to November 2011, he was a partner in both the funds and corporate and finance teams of Mourant Ozannes, advising on investment funds, securitisation, banking and security, general corporate law and private wealth. He established the Jersey legal practice of Hatstone Lawyers in 2011.

Publications include the Jersey chapter of “The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery and Insolvency 2011” (2011); the Jersey chapter of “Multinational Enterprise Liability in Insolvency Proceedings” (2010); the Channel Islands chapter of “Real Estate Finance – Law, Regulation & Practice” (2008); and the Jersey chapter of “International Insurance Regulation” (2002).

Marcus currently holds various directorships in respect of Jersey, Guernsey and BVI companies. He was a director of the Channel Islands Securities Exchange Limited.

Clients praise Marcus Stone’s pragmatic, no-nonsense approach
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Clients describe him as “prompt, thorough and a shrewd adviser
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Marcus understands the commercial aspect of deals
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